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SubjectRE: holding kernel semaphores while in userspace ...

> I'm doing stupid and evil .. and should I just be happy with my SYSV
> semaphores or just use futexes (do these work acroess processes??)

They do - I also think RH is porting the futex stuff for NPTL to 2.4 for
their betas, so you might want to check it out (disclaimer: I read this
somewhere in the NPTL mailing list ... go figure :)

Iñaky Pérez-González -- Not speaking for Intel -- all opinions are my own
(and my fault)

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